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Acts of the General Assembly hitherto unpublished 1694-1698, 1711-1729
Volume 38, Page 243   View pdf image (33K)
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Ads. 243

Death Agreed with a Certain John Huet and Stephen Luffe the
Attrys in fact of Thomas Jones and Howell Jones of Monmouthshere
in Wails for the purchase of a percell of Land Lying on north side of
Wiccocomoco River in Sumersett County late Andrew Jones's be-
tween Johnsons Creek and Taylors Hill Gutt Supposed to Con-
tain about Two hundred acres, and Obtained the said Huetts and
Luffs Bond dated the Sixteenth day of July Anno Dom Sixteen
hundred & Eighty Seven in One hundred and Twenty pounds Sterl
penalty for the due makeing over the said Lands as Attrys of the said
Thomas and Howell Jones when thirty pounds of the said purchase
mony should be paid, that the said Edward Day was Imediately
put into the possession of the said Land and made Considerable
Improvements thereon and dyed in possession thereof.
That Edward Day in his Lifetime paid the said Thomas and
Howell Jones the Sume of thirty pounds fourteen Shills and nine
pence part of the said purchase mony but dyed Intestate in Sometime
after, before he had got the Land made over, according to the Con-
dicon of the bond afd that the said Edward Day Left a Sufficient
Personall Estate in the hands of Mary his Widow and Administra-
trix to pay the Residue of the said purchase mony and all his debts
of Equall or Superior Nature to the debt due by bond to the said
Jones, And that the said Mary Administred the Estate of her De-
ceased husband, but Instead of paying the said Debt to Jones by
bond paid Sundry Debts of an Inferior Nature, and Left the said
bond as she pretended unsatisfied as to the residue, but afterwards
got the said Land made over to herself on passing her Own bond
for payment of the ballence, and in about two years after the death
of her husband Day, was Delivered of a male Child Called Abraham
Turnor, being born out of wedlock to whome the said Mary has
Conveyed the said Land which (as in the said Petition is alledged)
in all Equity and Justice is the proper Estate of Inheritance of Day
Scot, and others the Lawfull heirs of the sd Edwd Day, who Left
Issue one Son named Isaac and four Daughters, two of the Daughters
dyed Infants, then the Son dyed, by which Elizabeth and Anne the
two Daughters Surviving became Coheirs to their Deceased brother,
Elizabeth Maryed George Scot the Petitioner, by whom she had the
Child menconed Day Scot, and Dyed, Anne Maryed Philip Todd and

Liber LL. 4

had Issue by him and Dyed so that one half of the said Land (as is
Suggested) by the said Petition belongs to the said Day Scot, and

the other half to the right heirs of Anne. And forasmuch as the

truth of the Allegations of the said Petition is made Sufficiently
Appear to this Present Generall Assembly, and for that Wm Round
and the aforesaid Mary his wife Late Mary Day, has had due notice
of the said Petition to Appear and Answer the same this Session and
have made no Defence thereto, It is therefore humbly prayed that it
may be Enacted And — Be it Enacted by the right Honble the Lord

p. 404

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